1. Watch Bono, Paul McCartney, Camila Cabello Star in Trailer for Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth' Sequel

    August 10, 2017 2:17 PM EDT Al Gore gathered an impressive cast of A-list musicians to come to bat for his latest opus on climate change. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power -- the sequel to his 2006 Academy Award-winner An Inconvenient Truth -- hit U.S. theaters earlier this month, and today (Aug. 10) Paramount…

  2. Watch Calvin Harris, Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean Jam in a Colorful Paradise in 'Feels' Video

    June 27, 2017 10:49 AM EDT Don't be afraid to catch feels, especially in Calvin Harris ' new "Feels" video featuring  Pharrell Williams , Katy Perry , Big Sean and the DJ himself. The video sees the four superstars in a colorful, almost mystical paradise, whether it be on a paddle boat or a tropical…

  3. Nile Rodgers Talks Beating Cancer & Writing 'Get Lucky' With Daft Punk During Glastonbury Set

    June 26, 2017 4:35 PM EDT Nile Rodgers delivered an emotional, impromptu speech during his set at Glastonbury on Sunday, opening up about his cancer diagnosis from six years ago. "My doctors told me I was suffering from extremely aggressive cancer and that I needed to go home and get my affairs in order... Well,…

  4. Pharrell Williams Delivers Inspirational Speech About Women's Rights at NYU Commencement

    May 17, 2017 6:41 PM EDT "We need to lift up women." Pharrell Williams has always been an advocate for women’s rights and his commencement speech to the NYU class of 2017 was no different, as he shared elements equality at their graduation ceremony. The Grammy-winning creative received a Doctor of Fine Arts…

  5. Calvin Harris Announces New Album 'Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1' for June, With Snoop Dogg, Katy Perry & More

    May 09, 2017 1:23 PM EDT The wait is over. Calvin Harris dropped a date for his forthcoming album -- and yes, it will be a whole album. He is not sleeping on his feature game. A video teaser posted to Twitter announces features from Frank Ocean , Travis Scott , Kehlani , Future , Pharrell Williams , Katy Perry , Big…

  6. Pharrell & Helen Lasichanh Wear Commes Des Garcons at 2017 Met Gala

    May 01, 2017 8:38 PM EDT The couple honors Rei Kawakubo by rocking her designs on the red carpet. Pharrell stepped out in head-to-toe Comme des Garcons at this year's Met Gala. The singer paired a plaid shirt and black leather jacket with ripped jeans that read "Rei" below his left knee cap, while wife…

  7. 'Blurred Lines' Appeal Brief Says Artists Can't Copyright a Groove

    April 26, 2017 7:41 PM EDT "A 'groove' or 'feeling' cannot be copyrighted, and inspiration is not copying." Lines have been drawn in the copyright battle between Marvin Gaye 's heirs and artists Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke  -- and they certainly aren't blurred.  Since…

  8. Lenny Kravitz to Honor Prince, Plus Alicia Keys & More Added to Lineup for Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

    March 29, 2017 9:55 AM EDT This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony just got even more star-studded. When music greats gather to honor the likes of Pearl Jam, Tupac, Journey and more on April 7 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, Lenny Kravitz will also be in attendance to perform a special…

  9. Calvin Harris Reveals New Collaboration With Pharrell, Ariana Grande & Young Thug Is Coming

    March 28, 2017 2:24 PM EDT Titled 'Heatstroke,' the song does not yet have a release date. Calvin Harris is adding yet another star-studded collaboration to his collection of hits. The DJ announced Tuesday (March 28) that his next track will feature Ariana Grande , Pharrell Williams and Young Thug . In his…

  10. Ask Billboard: 'Rockabye' & A History of Charted Nursery Rhymes

    March 17, 2017 11:05 AM EDT Like Clean Bandit, acts from The Beatles to Madonna & more have mined nursery rhymes for hit songs. Submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if…

  11. Led by Pharrell & Kanye, Grammy Red Carpet Casual Style Is Here to Stay

    February 10, 2017 5:53 PM EST Pharrell Williams  arrived at the 2016 Grammys looking more like he was stepping out for a latte than attending a prestigious awards ceremony. He walked the red carpet in shredded, graffitied denim, sporty sneakers from his ongoing collaborative line with Adidas and a graphic T-shirt under a…

  12. Pharrell Williams' Billionaire Boys Club x Happy Socks SS17 Collection: Reimagined Classics

    February 07, 2017 7:33 PM EST Happy Socks , a Swedish sock and underwear brand founded in 2008, has graced the wardrobes of celebrities like Drake and Miley Cyrus with their wacky, multicolored statement socks. Their vibrant aesthetic has even caught the attention of Pharrell Williams as both a client and collaborator.…

  13. Pharrell and Wife Helen Lasichanh Welcome Triplets

    January 31, 2017 11:29 AM EST Pharrell and his wife Helen Lasichanh are proud parents to triplets. A rep for the super-producer/artist confirmed the news to Vanity Fair Tuesday (Jan. 31), saying that the mother and babies are “happy and healthy.” [readmore:7655221] The babies’ names or sexes have not yet been confirmed.…

  14. Maggie Rogers Previews Debut EP With the Glistening, Downtempo Pop of 'On + Off'

    January 17, 2017 12:29 PM EST The promise of Maggie Rogers is no secret. The 22-year old artist was included on Billboard ’s list of alternative artists to watch in 2017 (and many other such roundups), heralding a groundswell of hype that began around the time she made Pharrell Williams cry . Since her time in his…

  15. Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams Accused of Copying 'Spark the Fire' Chorus

    January 13, 2017 4:45 PM EST Among other things, the court will consider whether pronouncing "fire" as "fi-ya" is protectable by a copyright. Few music lovers would draw a parallel between Gwen Stefani 's music and that of a band like Korn -- but that's exactly what a complaint filed…

  16. Pharrell Williams on Producing 'Hidden Figures' & Projects That Are 'Sticky'

    January 13, 2017 4:26 PM EST For Pharrell Williams , the most rewarding part about being a producer and co-composer on Hidden Figures isn’t that the film beat Rogue One: A Star Wars Story to top last week’s box office, it’s that the story about three African-American women who helped NASA launch John Glenn into space in…

  17. Pharrell Is Asked About His Film 'Hidden Fences' at 2017 Golden Globes -- Only He's Nominated for 'Hidden Figures'

    January 08, 2017 7:55 PM EST NBC's Jenna Bush did a movie-title mash-up. There are dozens of movies and television shows nominated at Sunday night's (Jan. 8) Golden Globes, and one red-carpet reporter accidentally mixed up a few of those titles when interviewing Pharrell Williams -- and Twitter, of course,…

  18. Pharrell & Ellen DeGeneres Discuss Kim Burrell's Anti-Gay Remarks: 'There's No Room for Prejudice in 2017'

    January 05, 2017 3:52 PM EST Pharrell Williams and Ellen DeGeneres discussed the absence of gospel singer and pastor Kim Burrell and her  remarks against the LGBT community  during Thursday's  The Ellen DeGeneres Show . Burrell was scheduled to perform with Williams on the show, but she was uninvited by DeGeneres…

  19. Pharrell Williams On Getting Hands-On for 'Hidden Figures' Soundtrack

    January 03, 2017 4:03 PM EST Pharrell Williams wears two hats as producer and songwriter for the film Hidden Figures .  Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe , the historical dramedy tells the story of African-American mathematicians who helped NASA send astronaut John Glenn into space.  Pharrell…

  20. Marvin Gaye's Family Gets Boost From Songwriters, Musicologists in 'Blurred Lines' Appeal

    December 28, 2016 8:38 PM EST When attorneys for Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke appealed the controversial jury verdict against the "Blurred Lines" creators, hundreds of artists rallied behind them. Now it's Marvin Gaye 's family that's seeing an outpouring of support. While a judge trimmed…

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